Tech Tools for Teaching – One Rule

Tiffany OttBlog, Tech Better

One Rule for Technology in Your Classroom

GUEST POST – Tiffany Ott Gifted Intervention Specialist – Cleveland, OH. Watch out guys I might be getting on a soap box here. I am about as much of an ed-tech junkie as you would find in any school around the country. I use technology in my classroom everyday and encourage (nag?) others to do so as well. But (and … Read More

3 Ways Using Links in Google Docs Can Help in Your Classroom

Chad OstrowskiBlog, Innovate Better, Manage Better, Tech Better, Video(s)

3 Ways Using Links in Google Docs Can Help in Your Classroom

What are Links? Just a quick refresher: links (or hyperlinks) are data that a user can directly follow either by clicking, tapping, or hovering. In other words, links use web addresses to make words or parts of documents connect to other content on the web. For example: This Link takes you to get a FREE copy of my ebook. (Yes, I am … Read More

Our Top 5 Formative Assessment Tools

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formative assessment tools ohio

Formative assessment is probably one of the most important pieces of good instruction. It allows you to know where you’re students are, which ones need extra help and which ones can work ahead or need an extension. Without formative assessment you are instructing for yourself and not the learners, because if you don’t know where they are, you can’t possibly get … Read More

How the First Five Minutes Can Save Your Lesson Plan

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How the first five minutes can save your lesson plan

There are a lot of factors that go into the success or failure of any lesson plan. Your students, activities, management, planning, formative assessment, available resources, and probably 1,000 more things I’m not thinking of at the moment. One thing has helped me improve the success rate of my lessons is the first 5 minutes. I have created a simple … Read More